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Plants this week at Downside Nurseries – 5th June

Here are a few images of plants looking particularly wonderful this week at Downside Nurseries. Perennial Perennial antirrhinum Pretty in Pink A fantastic perennial snapdragon, bearing masses of pink flowers from summer through to the first frosts. Shrub Phygelius Devil’s Tears A robust suckering shrub with dark green leaves and large panicles...
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Flowers looking lovely this Bank Holiday weekend at Downside

Here are a few plants at the Nursery which look particularly lovely this weekend all taken by Christina on 24th except for the LabLab which was taken on 9th. Floribunda Rose   ‘For your eyes only’ An award-winning floribunda compact shrub rose which flowers throughout the summer and grows to approx...
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Azaleas and Rhododendrons at Downside Nurseries

On a dull wet day like today, what better to lift your spirits than catching sight of some of the beautiful Azaleas and Rhododendrons we have in Bay 8 Native to Asia, Europe and North America, they can be either evergreen or deciduous.  They both belong to the genus Rhododendron and...
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Scented-leaf and variegated-leaf pelargoniums are becoming difficult to obtain; only a very limited range is still available commercially.  Fortunately, we have a good and ever-expanding collection here at Downside. We take a large number of cuttings every autumn and they are ready for sale now. James Wong has written a...
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